Employment Requirements

The following qualifications apply to Title XXII regulations and are required for non-State funded childcare centers and preschools.

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Director

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  • 12 units early childhood education, including child growth and development, child, family and community and programs/curriculum.
  • 3 units child care administration or parent/staff relations
  • Experience (one of the following):
  • Four years experience and a High school diploma or GED
  • 2 years experience and an AA degree
  • 1 year experience and a BA degree.

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Recommended course of study:

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ECE 162

Child Growth and Development

3

ECE 153

Child, Family, Community

3

ECE 154

Creative Activities for Children

3

ECE 057

Intro to ECE Programs/Field Experience I

3

ECE 051

Administration of Programs for Young Children

3  OR

ECE 055

Supervision: Parent/Staff Relations

3

ECE 080

Adult/Pediatric CPR and Pediatric First Aid

.5

ECE 082

Child Health and Safety

.5

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Teacher

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  • 12 units early childhood education, including child growth and development, child, family and community and programs/curriculum.
  • Experience:
  • 50 days in a 6-month period, paid or volunteer, under the supervision of a qualified teacher or director.

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Recommended course of study:

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ECE 162

Child Growth and Development

3

ECE 153

Child, Family, Community

3

ECE 154

Creative Activities for Children

3

ECE 057

Intro to ECE Programs/Field Experience I

3

ECE 080

Adult/Pediatric CPR and Pediatric First Aid

.5

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Teacher’s Aide

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18 years of age or a high school graduate or enrolled in an occupational program.

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Note:  For work in an infant care center, 3 units for the director and teacher must be completed in infant care

Recommended: 
 

  ECE 061   Infant/Toddler Care and Development  3

For Title V requirements for working in a state-funded center see the Child Development Permit matrix.  Click Here...